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Obituaries – June 14 Issue


Vivian Rose Bozarth, 85, of Bryant, Ala., passed away Tuesday, June 6, 2023.

She was a longtime resident of Bryant, Ala., lifelong Christian and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and loved to watch old westerns. Throughout her life Rose had been dedicated to raising her four children. Before her rheumatoid arthritis Rose stayed busy on her favorite hobby, making quilts.

Vivian was preceded in death by her husband, William (Bud) Bozarth; son, Patrick Bozarth; daughter, Sue Ann Kinsey; daughter-in-law, Patricia Bozarth; grandson, Bobby Alan Bozarth; mother, Elizabeth Leiderman; father, Mitchell Leiderman; sister, Martha Leiderman; brother, Danny Leiderman.

Survivors include her daughter, Debra Scruggs; son, Robert Alan Bozarth; grandsons, William Bozarth, Chad Garrett; granddaughter, Christy Scruggs; several great–grandchildren; sister, Minnie Lee Henagar; special friend, James T. Haynes

The family would like to give very special thanks to the staff of Hearth Hospice, especially to nurse Jenny.

A memorial service was Friday, June 9, at Ryan Funeral Home. The burial was private.

Arrangements by Ryan Funeral Home and Crematory, Trenton.



Linda Ruth Graham, 80, of Trenton, passed away Monday, June 5, 2023.

She was born and raised in Trenton and was a long-time resident of the area. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great–great grandmother. Linda’s big personality, filled with kindness, generosity, and just as much humor, made her easy to love and admire and will surely be missed by many.

Linda is preceded in death by her father and mother, Wilburn and Hazel Stone; brothers, Herschel Stone and Charles Stone; great-grandson, Koti Hulsey.

Survivors include her daughters, Teresa Hulsey (Randy) and Lisa Moore; son, Ronnie Graham; six grandchildren; seven great–grandchildren; four great–great grandchildren; brother, Tim Stone (Tammie); and sister, Faye Smith-Huey.

Funeral services were Friday, June 9, in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Ronnie Jones officiating. Interment was in Brown’s Gap Cemetery.

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Arrangements by Ryan Funeral Home and Crematory, Trenton.



Robin Jones, 64, of Trenton, passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2023.

Robin was retired from Chattanooga Bakery after more than 30 years of service and was a loving mother and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Susan Huffstutler, and father, James Foster, Jr.

Survivors include her daughter, Heather (Justin) Ellison of Whiteside, Tenn.; grandson, Reed Ellison; sisters, Jacquelyn McCord and Rachel (Richard) Ford; nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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Arrangements by Ryan Funeral Home and Crematory, Trenton.



Eileen “Judy” Yvonne Stockman, 75, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2023.

Born Jan. 27, 1948, to the late Forrest and Ruth Graham Baker, she was a longtime resident of Sand Mountain in Trenton. Throughout her life, Judy was unwaveringly devoted to her family and friends. She will always be remembered for her kind and gentle spirit that brought joy to all she met, often accompanied by an infectious smile and warm demeanor. Judy married the love of her life, Buford Stockman, and they enjoyed a fulfilling marriage for 57 years until his passing in 2021.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Gill Graham Baker, Forest Raymond Baker Jr., William Auther Baker, and Claudia Baker.

Survivors include her children, Jackie (Norma) Stockman, Johnny (Hollie) Stockman, Jeff Stockman and Becky (Keith) Tripp; grandchildren, Traci Hamilton, Hailey Randall, Cody Stockman, Kelsey Lubben, Kendal Tripp, Caden Tripp, Zella Stockman, Vashti Stockman and Thornhill Stockman; great-grandchildren, Cooper Hamilton, Beau Randall, Jude Randall, Keegan Tripp, Luzi Lubben, Jonah Lubben, and Lane Tripp.

A private service will be held by her family.

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Arrangements by Moore Funeral Home in Trenton.

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